Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act


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Synonyms for Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act

law intended to eradicate organized crime by establishing strong sanctions and forfeiture provisions

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Filing for injunctive relief under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), CMA alleges that the health plans have used coercive, unfair, and fraudulent means to dominate and control physician-patient relationships for their own financial gain.
Lash III, professor of law at George Mason University, responding to class-action lawsuits filed by 14 law firms against seven HMOs, alleging that the HMOs misrepresent their coverage and treatment and violate the civil Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
NOW argued that Joseph Scheidler of the Chicago-based Pro-Life Action League and three other prominent activists had violated the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) by encouraging anti-abortion protests.
In Alexander, the Supreme Court evaluated free speech rights in an obscenity case in light of Federal forfeiture laws under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO).
PARIS & NEW YORK -- Vivendi announced today that it filed last night a Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) complaint in federal court in the State of Washington, charging that T-Mobile has illegally appropriated Vivendi's $2.
To bust gang leaders, prosecutors employed RICO, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act laws more commonly used to prosecute organized crime suspects.
A bill to reform the civil provisions of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) was approved by the House Judiciary Committee, with the support of the AICPA, in July 1991.
The complaint also alleges that the Company's conduct constituted criminal activity and includes a claim under federal and New Jersey Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (generally known as RICO), and seeks damages in excess of $2,000,000 plus costs, with claims for treble damages and punitive damages.
A federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act indictment against some 64 members and associates of the northeast San Fernando Valley gang alleged more than a decade of violence and the slayings of two officers, including Pavelka.
Less frequent charges (but significant ones because they have the potential to trigger massive class action claims) are made for securities fraud and violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.
A 56-count federal indictment accuses members of violating the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.